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  • L.A.'s Grand Park opens to cheers, dips in dramatic fountain

     
    Los Angeles politicians and billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad took off their dress shoes and celebrated together in the renovated Arthur J. Will Memorial Fountain on Thursday to cap off an opening ceremony for downtown's new Grand Park. The hour-long...
  • Pro-transit tax backers give big to Measure J sales tax extension

     
    Measure J, the extension of L.A. County's half-cent sales tax for transportation on next month's ballot, has netted close to $2 million in contributions from corporations, unions and wealthy individuals, finance documents show....
  • Tribune to spin off newspapers, focus on broadcast TV business

    Tribune to spin off newspapers, focus on broadcast TV business
    Tribune Co. is getting out of the faltering newspaper business, but probably not the way it hoped. The media giant announced Wednesday that it will spin off its publishing unit into a separate company, a maneuver that's likely to delay a long-expected...
  • Scouting out Malibu beaches? Get 'em on the phone

    Scouting out Malibu beaches? Get 'em on the phone
    When environmental writer Jenny Price first began scouting for ways to get to Malibu's beaches, she drove up and down Pacific Coast Highway but did not spot a single sign pointing "this way to the beach." Shrubbery obscured stairway openings. "Private...
  • Newton: The city that could be

    Newton: The city that could be
    Over the last couple of weeks, I've spent considerable time with the leading candidates for mayor, asking them about their approach to governance, watching them campaign and trying to get a feel for what distinguishes each from the others. Specifically,...
  • Charlie Sheen tones down feud with Mayor Villaragoisa

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa found himself sucked deeper into the Charlie Sheen-TMZ-Hollywood gossip vortex on Tuesday, with the actor speaking out again about the night they met up at a hotel in Mexico over the holidays. Sheen made news......
  • Villaraigosa: 'I've said what I'm going to say' on Charlie Sheen

     
    It might have been a news conference about a new downtown art museum, but actor Charlie Sheen was a topic of conversation for Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa....
  • Garcia leads in fundraising for L.A. school board

     
    The early money leader in the race for seats on the Los Angeles Board of Education is school board president Monica Garcia. Financial data released Thursday show that Garcia raised $174,288 last year, far outdistancing the combined total of four......
  • Charlie Sheen contradicts Mayor Villaraigosa on Mexico party

     
    Actor Charlie Sheen says his encounters with Antonio Villaraigosa went beyond a quick photo....
  • Group battling L.A. teachers union raises $1.5 million for March election

     
    An outside group seeking to counter teacher-union influence in the March election for the Los Angeles Board of Education has raised more than $1.5 million, mostly from a small group of wealthy donors who helped fund past campaigns....
  • Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, honored for arts philanthropy

    Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, honored for arts philanthropy
    Paul Allen, a co-founder of Microsoft with Bill Gates, is being honored for his cultural philanthropy at this year's annual National Arts Awards. The list of honorees also includes stage actor Brian Stokes Mitchell, artist James Rosenquist, singer Josh...
  • Downtown L.A. Park Opens to Public

    Downtown L.A. Park Opens to Public
    DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Los Angeles just got a little greener. Politicians joined billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad Thursday for the opening ceremony for downtown's new Grand Park. The event included dance performances, live music, a reading...